Monday, December 03, 2012

Embroidery For Peace

The Movement of Embroidery for Peace in Mexico announced that on Saturday, December 1, 2012, the last day of President Felipe Calderón’s term, it will mount exhibits of hundreds of handkerchiefs embroidered with the names of those killed, missing and threatened throughout the administration.

It is estimated that 80,000 people have been killed, 30,000 have disappeared, and more than 130,000 have been forcibly displaced by the violence during Calderón’s term.


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